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MAIN News Archives for February 2020

02/29 -  US to withdraw troops from Afghanistan in 14 months under agreement with Taliban
02/29 -  Second troubling mystery case of coronavirus reported in California
02/29 -  Two bodies found in Woodfin home
02/29 -  Trump calls coronavirus Democrat's 'new hoax'
02/28 -  Sanders rips Pence: His last response to an epidemic was to 'pray' it away
02/28 -  New report shows students of color continue to receive most of state’s school suspensions
02/28 -  Warren introduces bill to redirect wall money to coronavirus
02/28 -  Buncombe County Emergency Services director faces lawsuit tied to school shooting
02/25 -  When a rural maternity unit closes, alternatives are hard to come by
02/25 -  Former ALE agent, Weaverville Police Officer arrested for sexual exploitation of a minor
02/25 -  Venice Carnival to be halted due to coronavirus outbreak
02/25 -  Do the Russians want Bernie to win? Not really; they want Democrats to turn on each other
02/24 -  Body of missing 6-month-old boy found in east Charlotte cemetery
02/24 -  Israeli court convicts Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife of fraud
02/24 -  Daredevil Mike Hughes killed in a crash attempting to test if the earth is flat
02/24 -  What if Bernie has already won this thing?
02/23 -  Why Bernie Sanders is just the beginning of an American turn to the left
02/23 -  Editorial: Silent Sam's resting place? Away from UNC with open, transparent process
02/23 -  Transylvania County armed & dangerous felon apprehended in South Carolina
02/23 -  Sanders blasts a roadway to victory through Nevada
02/22 -  Trump names loyalist Richard Grenell as acting Head of Intelligence
02/22 -  Despite Republican efforts, ACA popularity reaches new high
02/22 -  Woodfin police investigate home invasion
02/22 -  Bloomberg loses ground following debate debut in Las Vegas
02/21 -  The debate exposed Bloomberg's downside
02/21 -  UNC-CH students, faculty want money from 'Silent Sam' side deal returned
02/21 -  North Carolina health officials report 15 new flu deaths
02/21 -  Inside the music industry's ongoing distribution crisis
02/19 -  Bloomberg’s billions didn’t just build a political network; they also bought silence
02/19 -  ‘Truth is not the goal.’ Facebook ‘news’ site admits to misleading 50,000 NC followers
02/19 -  Televangelist Ernest Angley settles lawsuit alleging sex abuse
02/19 -  Bridge to nowhere in Enka gets funding from Buncombe County
02/17 -  Red alert as Arctic lands grow greener
02/17 -  Turmoil at ECU is profile of UNC system's dysfunction
02/17 -  Frost attorneys subpoena county emails related to Tryon Equestrian Center
02/17 -  Reforms in Child Protective Services needed, NC legislative study says
02/16 -  Roger Stone denied new trial as judge shows she’s still in charge
02/16 -  Mississippi law would mandate Christian prayer in public schools
02/16 -  Holocaust study: Two-thirds of millennials don’t know what Auschwitz is
02/16 -  Mitchell County man sentenced to life in prison for murder
02/15 -  Down but not gone: UNC grapples again with problem of Silent Sam
02/15 -  Officials confirm city worker was killed by garbage truck in Henderson County
02/15 -  Asheville Marine recruiter under investigation
02/15 -  Those who fear Sanders are wrong
02/14 -  Barr's stunning Trump rebuke sparks debate over his true motives
02/14 -  Ethics complaints filed against NC schools chief for mass text to parents and teachers
02/14 -  Top military officers unload on Trump
02/14 -  Water main break closes area in Biltmore Village; boil water advisory issued for area
02/12 -  Brother Wolf controversy spotlights debate over ‘no-kill’ animal shelters
02/12 -  Sanctioned Russian oligarch's company to invest millions in new aluminum plant in Mitch McConnell's state
02/12 -  Barr takes control of legal matters of interest to Trump, including Stone sentencing
02/12 -  'Critically understaffed': Asheville crowd vents frustrations with Mission Health and HCA
02/10 -  Wildlife markets are ticking time bombs for epidemics like coronavirus
02/10 -  Trump expected to ask for $2 billion in funding for border wall, make cuts to medicare, medicaid, and social security in 2020 budget
02/10 -  Fungi that 'eat' radiation are growing on the walls of Chernobyl's ruined nuclear reactor
02/10 -  Few details released, homicide investigation underway after 1 killed in Asheville
02/08 -  You’ll never know which candidate is electable
02/08 -  Swannanoa River Road closed because of ice
02/08 -  Mecklenburg County has just quarantined 4 people for possible Coronavirus symptoms
02/07 -  Forest aide sought meeting between insurance chief, financier later indicted
02/07 -  An unsettling new theory: There is no swing voter
02/07 -  17 people sickened by incident on WCU campus
02/07 -  The billion-dollar disinformation campaign to reelect the President
02/06 -  Two accused of trying to run over Henderson County deputy during traffic stop
02/06 -  One month into 2020, and the world just set another heat record
02/06 -  How Bloomberg’s spending is putting a squeeze on other candidates in North Carolina
02/06 -  Extinct date palms grown from 2000-year-old seeds found in Israel
02/05 -  Iowa and the grand tradition of election tech mishaps
02/05 -  Expect increasing climate threats in NC, scientists warn
02/05 -  Approximately 20,000 gallons of wastewater spills into Hendersonville creek
02/05 -  Rise in sea levels is accelerating along U.S. coasts, report warns
02/04 -  Trump administration cuts to Social Security disability benefits among the cruelest
02/04 -  What the Iowa Caucus debacle means for the Democratic Party
02/04 -  Manchin calls for censure of Trump
02/03 -  How every NFL teams' fans lean politically
02/03 -  NAACP, NC lawyers oppose GOP attempt to restore voter ID now
02/03 -  Buncombe County Commissioner Mike Fryar passes away at 72
02/03 -  Why red and blue America can’t hear each other anymore